What the Detroit Lions must do to return to the playoffs

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The Detroit Lions have had a whirlwind offseason this year. With the loss of Ndamukong Suh, the early question on the minds of Lions fans was, can the Lions get back to the playoffs without Suh?

After scoring Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and a slew of other contributors through free agency and the 2015 NFL Draft, the Lions have seemingly come out of the other side unscathed. Sure the loss the Suh hurts the Lions, but how much? That question will soon be answered once the 2015 NFL season gets rolling.

Today I would like to answer the biggest question of them all, what must the Detroit Lions do to return to the playoffs in 2015? I’ve narrowed it down to 4 categories. Here they are.

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